Cyclist dies after being hit by truck on B2188 near Groombridge

A WOMAN in her 30s died after being hit by a truck. She was cycling along the B2188 Cherry Gardens Hill near Groombridge shortly before 10am on Monday when she was involved in a collision with an Iveco Daily Tipper vehicle. Emergency teams were called to the road but the cyclist died of her injuries at the scene.

Next of kin have been informed.

Sussex Police are now appealing for witnesses or anyone who might have dashcam footage of the incident to come forward as officers look to establish the circumstances surrounding the fatal crash.

A force spokesman said: “Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or has any dashcam footage to make contact with them via e-mail or call 101 quoting Operation Stereo.”